Australia
Jones Day
The plaintiffs in two separate class actions (Fox v Westpac Banking Corporation & Anor (Fox) and Crawford v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd & Ors (Crawford))...
Canada
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On June 29, 2021, Bill C-208 was granted Royal Assent and became law in Canada. Bill C-208 amended the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "Act") to provide tax relief to families wishing to transfer shares of ...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On July 28, 2021, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) announced that it is proposing to introduce a new prospectus exemption (the Proposed Listed Issuer Financing Exemption)...
Field LLP
A podcast for REALTORS® on the go: In Your AREA was introduced in August 2018, offering a monthly, bite-sized episode, all about things REALTORS® want to know.
Littler - Canada
On October 22, 2021, Ontario announced the release of its phased plan to gradually lift all remaining public health and workplace safety measures by March 2022...
McMillan LLP
On August 6, 2021, the Governor in Council issued an order under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) requiring a Chinese state-owned telecom company to either divest or wind up the operations of its Canadian subsidiary within 90 days (the "Order").
MLT Aikins LLP
The Federal Government recently announced certain federal COVID-19 support programs will expire on October 23, 2021.
MLT Aikins LLP
The province-wide state of emergency declared in Manitoba under The Emergency Measures Act expires on October 21, 2021.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
An omnibus bill introduced today by the Ontario government called the Working for Workers Act includes provisions prohibiting non-compete clauses for employees.
China
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
One of the defenses available to defendants in a trademark infringement action is laches. If proven, laches can bar some or all the relief requested by the plaintiff.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
It is common practice in China that the parties to an international IP-related contract can choose a foreign dispute resolution forum. However, such clauses are not always unshakable before the Chinese courts.
Colombia
TMF Group BV
Starting a business in, or expanding it to Colombia is an attractive option in Latin America, but it is important to understand the challenges.
Cyprus
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
On Friday 15th of October 2021, the Cyprus government announced its new action plan for attracting foreign businesses to establish or expand their activities in Cyprus.
Egypt
Andersen- Maher Milad Iskander & Co
The concept of confession is arguably one of the highest echelons of human rights and individual freedom, due to its role in determining criminal responsibility.
European Union
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Following record fines imposed by the European Commission on the main European truck manufacturers, under preliminary references, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently ruled on...
TMF Group BV
As cryptocurrencies and other digital assets become more prominent in the financial landscape, the EU has introduced DAC8 to increase transparency and combat potential tax fraud.
GVZH Advocates
National and European Union legislators recognize that the civil aviation sector has different exigencies to most other sectors.
India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Prime Minister's Independence Day speech on 15 August, 2019 highlighted the growing menace of plastic pollution in India and gave a clarion call to free India from single-use plastics by 2022.
Nishith Desai Associates
In a remarkable development on the regulatory front, the Government of India has overhauled the civil drone regime in India and notified the Drone Rules, 2021 ("New Rules").
Nishith Desai Associates
India's law on prevention of workplace sexual harassment continues to gain traction in spite of the Covid-19 lockdown and employees working remotely. Incidentally, the definition of ‘workplace'...
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